Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PRACT 2
Department:
SURGERY/Otolaryngology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111509 (NP) Nurse Practitioner II - Otolaryngology

Filing Deadline: Fri 9/24/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/15/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/24/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Current UC San Diego Health NP applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the "gold standard" for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas, which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

Under the direction of the Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery physicians, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide patient care in support to the Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery practice and will also hold independent clinics to support general/specialty patient care. Provides comprehensive history and physical exams; orders diagnostic test and follow up on these and other lab tests; triage's phone calls; formulates a plan of care. Plans and implements treatment, teaching and/or support to patients and families. Provides consultation to other health and allied professionals to collaboratively assess patient care needs and treatment plans. Other duties as assigned.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program.

  • California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.

  • Current NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.

  • BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six months of hire date.

  • Minimum two (2) years of recent NP experience required. Experience must include ambulatory experience in a specialty practice. ENT, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck, and/or Surgical Ambulatory experience highly preferred. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

  • Knowledge of medical record documentation procedures and patient confidentiality. Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes, as well as policies, procedures and protocols for patient care management.

  • Ability to manage own patient load.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret medical data.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in various computer software packages, including spreadsheets, databases, and word processing programs.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology and basic medical equipment.

  • Experience in recruiting for a clinical protocol and screening potentially eligible patients.

  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.

  • Knowledge of data collection, entry, and analysis.

  • Experience in collecting accurate patient data.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing. Excellent interpersonal skills, using tact and diplomacy in order to interact effectively with all levels of professional staff and a diversity of patients. Skill in appropriate telephone techniques.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • ACLS certification.

  • Bilingual Spanish/English.

  • Experience with pediatric patients.

  • Trauma experience.

  • Knowledge of UCSD policies and procedures.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.

  • Current University of California NPIII employees may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by Health Human Resources and the UCSD Advanced Practice Council.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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